Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley. Photo courtesy Modern Arts Studio, Oakland, California.

MZB photo courtesy Modern Arts Studio, Oakland, California.

Marion Zimmer Bradley was a science fiction/fantasy fan from her middle teens and made her first sale as an adjunct to an amateur fiction contest in Fantastic/Amazing Stories in 1949. In 1952, she sold her first professional short story to Vortex Science Fiction. She is  best known for her Darkover novels.

Bradley edited Marion Zimmer Bradley’s FANTASY Magazine, which she started in 1988, and an annual anthology, Sword and Sorceress.

The Mists of Avalon, her novel of the women in the Arthurian legends — Morgan Le Fay, the Lady of the Lake, and others — made the New York Times bestseller list.

Her literary estate is managed by the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust.


The Complete Lythande

Cover of The Complete Lythande by Marion Zimmer Bradley at 133 by 200 pixels.

by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Elisabeth Waters, Editor

$6.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-326-3

It’s a long wait until the Final Battle between Law and Chaos, when all Adepts of the Blue Star are pledged to fight on the side of Law. So what does one do in the intervening centuries? Lythande has to earn a living, after all. Music and magic are saleable skills–sometimes both together. There’s a magic lute….

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The Catch Trap

The Catch Trap by Marion Zimmer Bradley

by Marion Zimmer Bradley
$9.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-377-5

Tommy Zane hates lions, a major obstacle in a family of lion tamers. But Tommy’s dreams–and talent–fly higher, up in the rigging with the trapeze. When rising star Mario Santelli offers him flying lessons, it looks like the start of wonderful new life, and to Tommy’s surprise, his relationship with Mario deepens even as his skill soars in the rigging.

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Across the Spectrum

Across the Spectrum, ed. Pati Nagle and Deborah J. Ross

Book View Café’s 5th Anniversary Celebration
Edited by Pati Nagle and Deborah J. Ross
$5.99 (Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-337-9

Book View Café celebrates its fifth anniversary with an anthology of our favorite stories. From the fantasy and science fiction of our roots to steampunk, romance, historical and mainstream; from humor to life’s hardest challenges, across the spectrum from light to dark. Stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, Vonda N. McIntyre, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and many more.

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